Facebook Associate General Counsel, Network Infrastructure (APAC) in Hong Kong

Intro:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:
Facebook seeks a highly motivated and talented technical infrastructure attorney to serve as Associate General Counsel, Network Infrastructure for the APAC region. This full-time position will be based in Facebook's Hong Kong office, report to the Director & Associate General Counsel, Network Infrastructure and work closely with Facebook’s APAC Infrastructure Sourcing team. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Required Skills:

  1. Structure, draft and negotiate a broad range of agreements in support of the expansion of Facebook’s network infrastructure, including IP transit, transport, dark fiber leases and IRUs, colocation, and subsea and terrestrial capacity agreements.

  2. Identify issues and collaborate with other internal teams (e.g., Finance, Tax, Compliance) and external counsel to structure appropriate commercial frameworks and support global network initiatives.

  3. Provide business and legal advice to develop effective relationships with key vendors and partners.

  4. Handle administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Meet the legal requirements to practice Law in country

  2. 9+ years of experience structuring, drafting and negotiating technical infrastructure and/or telecommunications agreements

  3. In-house experience in a carrier/telecom company and within the APAC region preferred

  4. Strong drafting and negotiation skills along with excellent business judgment and strategic thinking

  5. Hardworking, well organized and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure

    1. Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality

    2. Competency in at least 1 other Asian language would be highly advantageous

Industry: Internet